Chest physiotherapy: Evaluating the effectiveness

Claudia Fedorovich, Marguerite T. Littleton

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Alterations in respiratory patterns frequently accompany critical illness. At least two nursing diagnoses are used to identify these common pulmonary complications. Using these diagnoses, the nurse at the bedside is able to evaluate and adapt chest physiotherapy techniques to obtain the most effective results for each patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-74
Number of pages7
JournalDimensions of Critical Care Nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990


  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Respiratory assessment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency
  • Critical Care


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